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Triratna Highlights

Lokamitra's Presentation on the Work of Nagaloka (Audio)

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 18:21
Lokamitra is a true pioneer of Dhamma work. A founding figure of Triratna in India, home of the Buddha, he’s been steadily working together with teams of friends to revitalise Buddhism in its native land. His life has been dedicated particularly to helping ‘Scheduled Caste’ people escape the hell of their situation by embracing the teachings of the Buddha and the example of their great visionary leader, Dr. Ambedkar.

Here he talks...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Lokamitra's Presentation on the Work of Nagaloka (Slideshow Pictures)

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 18:12

Lokamitra's Presentation on the Work of Nagaloka (Slideshow Pictures)

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 18:12
Here are the slides Lokamitra played as he gave his inspiring talk on working to liberate the new Buddhists of India from the horrors of the caste system. The sort of presentation that makes you want to change your life! Engaged Buddhism at its best…
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Triratna Highlights

Summary - Day 3 of the Triratna International Council: Intensifying Practice

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 19:19

Summary - Day 3 of the Triratna International Council: Intensifying Practice

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 19:19Dassini and Dhammarati evoking the second full day of work of this international gathering. News of moving talks, unexpected songs, beautiful invisibly given gifts, and inspiring presentations on the transformative effect of the Dharma on some of the poorest, most oppressed people in India…

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Triratna Highlights

India Boo No. 4 - Dharmashuri and the other Nagaloka

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 16:41
Here at Nagaloka on day 3 of the Triratna International Council we’re delighted to hear from the Chair of the OTHER Nagaloka! Dharmashuri founded Nagaloka Buddhist Center in Portland, Maine on the eastern seaboard of the USA and tells us about having a ‘sister Center’…

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Triratna Highlights

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 17:44

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 17:44
Some shots of the utterly lovely ‘Hanging Garden’ shrine room (the smaller of two in this style). Or to give it its proper name - Sambodhi Parayana Shala
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Triratna Highlights

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 15:46

The 'Hanging Garden' Shrine Room

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 15:46All big Triratna gatherings tend to start and end each day in the shrine room. But this shrine room is a bit extraordinary…!
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Triratna Highlights

India Boo No. 3 - Viradhamma from San Francisco

By Candradasa on Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 - 14:28
Viradhamma has come literally half way around the world to attend the International Council - here he is talking about why, with delightful interruptions from two local boys, next to the statue of Dr. Ambedkar…

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Triratna Highlights

India Boo No. 2 - Wedding Band

By Candradasa on Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 - 16:41
Retreat Centres in India are a wee bit different… This evening our first sessions happened to the strain of a loud and boisterous wedding band. This is not unusual…!

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Triratna Highlights

Arriving at Nagaloka and seeing the great golden walking Buddha

By Candradasa on Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 - 15:41

Arriving at Nagaloka and seeing the great golden walking Buddha

By Candradasa on Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 - 15:41We arrived at Nagaloka for the Triratna International Council after the fun of an overnight train from Mumbai… A place of peace and an awe-inspiring great golden statue of the Buddha!
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Triratna Highlights

All Aboard the Mythic Duronto Express...

By Candradasa on Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 - 15:19

All Aboard the Mythic Duronto Express...

By Candradasa on Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 - 15:19
Trains in India are all colours of magical…

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